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  0 Thread: Picked up a Delta Rockwell lathe...and I have a few ???
Post: RE: Picked up a Delta Rockwell lathe...and I have ...

(03-08-2020, 10:48 AM)Dumb_Polack Wrote: Guy in my town is retiring and selling off his tools.  This lathe was his father's and it hadn't been used in 20+ years, so it's a little rough-looking.   It...
Bob Barkto Woodturning 9 3,235 04-03-2020, 02:52 PM
  0 Thread: How to do this
Post: RE: How to do this

(04-02-2020, 09:43 AM)Scoony Wrote: I was thinking that it is some sort of exotic wood, but hackbery could be a possibility. I have used quite a bit of sassafras and only a little of hackberry. I a...
Bob Barkto Finishing 12 4,522 04-03-2020, 05:19 AM
  0 Thread: Router Collet Design Question
Post: RE: Router Collet Design Question

(03-23-2020, 06:42 PM)wjt Wrote: While keeping the brain cell engaged today I noticed different types of collet designs on routers. The number of slots / kerfs vary from 1 to 8. Some with multiple...
Bob Barkto Woodworking Power Tools 5 1,620 04-02-2020, 12:25 AM
  0 Thread: How to do this
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(03-11-2020, 06:50 AM)CEPenworks Wrote: I don't do much work in red oak so I don't have much experience staining it. Below is a picture I would like to mimic. I am looking for some advice on where t...
Bob Barkto Finishing 12 4,522 04-01-2020, 11:45 PM
  0 Thread: How to Make a Fnish Rough
Post: RE: How to Make a Fnish Rough

(04-01-2020, 03:20 PM)sawnuts Wrote: Finish as you like then apply clear non-slip adhesive strips used for shower and bath. There are clear ones made for exterior use but they tend to be rather roug...
Bob Barkto Finishing 6 2,208 04-01-2020, 11:25 PM
  0 Thread: WTB Blade for a Millers Falls MF 1 “Cigar Shave”
Post: Re: WTB Blade for a Millers Falls MF 1 “Cigar Shav...

Klaus! Perfect timing.Have not been on the forum in a year and what do I see but this.Hard to believe you used that one up already! I was considering selling the one I have left but never got around ...
Bob Barkto Tool Swap N' Sell 1 1,586 06-22-2016, 03:26 AM
  0 Thread: Is there a tinted rattle can shellac or lacquer ?
Post: Re: Is there a tinted rattle can shellac or lacque...

Mohawk has what you want in lacquer.http://www.mohawk-finishing.com/catalog_...?ictNbr=13Behlen (also owned by RPM who own Mohawk) makes some aerosol spray stains and toners, in a more limited range o...
Bob Barkto Finishing 4 3,739 11-11-2015, 01:32 AM
  0 Thread: workbench project - a good oil finish?
Post: Re: workbench project - a good oil finish?

Equal parts oil, varnish and ms will not form an appreciable film. If applied correctly.If it is built up it will be quite soft.
Bob Barkto Finishing 5 7,423 10-29-2015, 01:10 AM
  0 Thread: workbench project - a good oil finish?
Post: Re: workbench project - a good oil finish?

Straight walnut oil will dry in the wood and won't darken as much as other oils. Repels water and most adhesives.Takes a while to dry initially, uv light helps quite a bit. Warm temps, are beneficial,...
Bob Barkto Finishing 5 7,423 10-28-2015, 04:33 PM
  0 Thread: Padauk
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Back in the early 80's some of my students and I ran some finish experiments on padauk.Nothing stopped the browning that is typical.The best was a straight water borne acrylic varnish/lacquer (Benjami...
Bob Barkto Finishing 4 2,555 10-27-2015, 04:01 PM
  0 Thread: Sanding Oak with Inlaid Brass Parts
Post: Re: Sanding Oak with Inlaid Brass Parts

Not having a picture... here is what has given the best results ime in most cases.Sand the area near the inlay last.Sand and mask off other areas. Seal the area around the inlay with thin shellac.Dry ...
Bob Barkto Finishing 3 2,706 10-07-2015, 12:38 PM
  0 Thread: HVLP Help
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Pretty sure it's a 3 stage, mine is and it appears identical. The 2 stage from that era were funny looking. Kind of angled top if I recall, not as square...Mine is 25 odd years going strong. Not used ...
Bob Barkto Finishing 2 3,950 09-22-2015, 02:51 PM
  0 Thread: HVLP Help
Post: Re: HVLP Help

You will need a gun, a filter and probably a bleeder valve.That turbine was usually setup for the 11 series guns which were bleeder types (air continuously exits the gun even without a trigger pull). ...
Bob Barkto Finishing 2 3,950 09-21-2015, 05:41 PM
  0 Thread: where to buy beeswax?
Post: Re: where to buy beeswax?

Yes, paraffin performs much better imo. Beeswax is a bit gummy, and sticky most of the time. It depends on how refined it is but it is always less slick than paraffin wax.Paraffin wax is normally quit...
Bob Barkto Woodworking Hand Tools 8 4,541 09-05-2015, 04:31 PM
  0 Thread: Saw Tills - Please post pics of yours
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Yes!I think Jack gets bragging rights for capacity...
Bob Barkto Woodworking Hand Tools 17 14,362 08-29-2011, 11:47 PM

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